Carpentry & Joinery (7906)

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
First teaching of these qualifications are September 2017

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Site Carpentry and the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Architectural Joinery are aimed at learners that are looking to start a career in the construction industry as a site carpenter or architectural joiner.  Learners could progress into employment as a site carpenter or architectural joiner, onto an apprenticeship, or further their studies by taking other qualifications at Level 3.



First teaching of these qualifications are September 2016

The Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Site Carpentry (450) and the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Architectural Joinery (450) are for learners who are interested in developing the specific technical and professional skills that will lead to meaningful employment in the construction industry. Learners undertaking the Site Carpentry will explore a wide range of carpentry techniques that includes constructing cut roofing, fitting doors and windows and fixing stairs with turns.  Learners undertaking the Architectural Joinery will also explore a range of joinery techniques that includes manufacturing curved joinery and manufacturing stairs with turns.

For more information, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

These technical qualifications can also form part of the City & Guilds TechBac – an exciting new framework for learning designed to give 14 - 19 year olds the technical and professional skills needed to progress from FE onto an apprenticeship, into university or into the modern jobs market.

To ensure learners develop the wider workplace skills required by employers, TechBac goes above and beyond the technical qualification. It combines an accredited project qualification, practical work experience and critical skills development, brought to life via the TechBac Skills Zone, an innovative online learning hub giving learners the opportunity to practice and develop their skills anytime, anywhere.

Find out more on TechBac.

 

The Level 2 Technical Certificates and the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diplomas are aimed at learners aged 16 – 18; 19+.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Learners interested in the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Site Carpentry or the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Architectural Joinery will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks.

Compulsory topics for the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Site Carpentry include:
• The principles of construction
• Structural carpentry
• Non-structural carpentry prior to plastering
• Non-structural carpentry following plastering
• Timber technology and the use of circular saw

Compulsory topics for the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Architectural Joinery include:
• The principles of construction
• Planning and preparation for architectural joinery production
• Use of woodworking machinery
• Architectural joinery component production
• Assembly and finishing of architectural joinery products


Learners interested in the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Site Carpentry (450) or the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Architectural Joinery (450) will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks.

Compulsory topics include:
• Organising, planning and pricing construction work
• Set up and use fixed and transportable machinery

Learners taking the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Site Carpentry (450) will also take the following units:
• Constructing cut roofing
• Fitting doors and windows
• Fixing stairs with turns
• Principles of maintenance and repair

Learners taking the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Architectural Joinery (450) will also take the following units:
• Manufacture curved joinery
• Manufacture stairs with turns

For more information, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Site Carpentry and the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Architectural Joinery could lead to a job as a site carpenter or architectural joiner, working for a house building company, a property development company, or as part of a small business repairing and refurbishing buildings.  It could also lead to an apprenticeship in site carpentry or architectural joinery. 

The Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Site Carpentry (450) and the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Architectural Joinery (450) could lead to the following employment opportunities:
• Site carpenter or architectural joiner working on a construction site or commercial or domestic premises
• Self-employed site carpenter or architectural joiner working on domestic repair and refurbishment projects

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications, centres/colleges will need to provide their learners with a suitable learning environment and the resources they need to complete the practical and theoretical aspects of the qualifications.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbooks from the centre documents section.

Level 3

Level 3 is ideal if you've worked in the construction industry and have plenty of experience. Your work might involve supervising others or managing resources. You want to develop your skills further and move into a senior role or a position with more responsibility.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Site Carpenter or Architectural Joiner

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Site Carpentry (450) (7906-30)

Last Registration Date: 30 Sep 2019

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Site Carpentry (450)

  • Accreditation No: 601/7418/3 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 450 - 450 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Architectural Joinery (450) (7906-31)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Architectural Joinery (450)

  • Accreditation No: 601/7419/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 450 - 450 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

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